Università degli Studi di Padova
Via Marzolo, 1
35131 - Padova (PD)
Room: 00215 00054
Phone: +39 049 827 5045
Marina Franca was born in Pesaro, Italy, in 1995. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Molecular Sciences in the workgroup of Professor Silvia Gross.
Her research is focused on the characterisation and synthesis of catalyst support for gas exhaust abatement in the field of automotive catalysts, in collaboration with Umicore AG & Co. KG.
After obtaining her Bachelor's Degree (University of Padova, 2017, mark: 107/110), Marina Franca gained her Master Degree in Chemistry (2019, mark 110/110 cum laude) under the supervision of Professor Silvia Gross, in collaboration with Professor Roland Marschall's research group (Universität Bayreuth), with a Thesis on the solvothermal synthesis of magnesium ferrites for photocatalytic applications.